Rich Wong joined Accel as a partner in 2006. Rich led Accel's investments and currently serves on the Boards of Atlassian (TEAM), Checkr, Instabug, Pyn, Qwilt, ServiceChannel, Middesk, Tune and UiPath. Rich also serves on the National Venture Capital Association Board of Directors.
Rich previously led Accel's investments in AirWatch (acquired by VMware), Angry Birds/Rovio (ROVIO.HE), MoPub (acquired by Twitter), AdMob (acquired by Google), Dealer.com (acquired by Cox), Osmo (acquired by BYJUs), Parature (acquired by Microsoft), Sunrun (RUN), SwiftKey (acquired by Microsoft), and 3LM (acquired by Motorola).
In non-profit and volunteer roles, Rich serves on The MIT Corporation Development Committee, the Corporation Visiting Committee for MIT's Political Science Department, and the Advisory Board for the MIT Trust Center for Entrepreneurship.
Rich previously worked as an operator as EVP/GM of Products for mobile pioneer, Openwave Systems and CMO of Covad Communications. Rich started his career as a brand manager at Procter & Gamble and at McKinsey.
Rich grew up in Santa Rosa, California and has a Materials Science & Engineering degree and Masters in Management from MIT.
Mobile device, application and content management for enterprises
Acquired by VMWare
Collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams
Commission software automation
Automated professional background checks
Dealership marketing and operations management solutions
Acquired by Dealertrack
Mobile app testing services for developers
Business verification and risk assessment for businesses
Mobile monetization platform for publishers
Acquired by Twitter
Unlocked Android phone with unlimited space
Acquired by Razer
Interactive educational games for tablet
Acquired by BYJU'S
Cloud-based customer service software
Acquired by Microsoft
Business process workflow optimization platform for teams
Employee-centric communication tool
Software solutions for content delivery
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Video game developer and publisher
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Facilities management platform
Residential solar panel provider
AI-based smartphone keyboard technology
Acquired by Microsoft
Robotic process automation and AI software